Kawasaki Z1000 vs BMW K1300R Comparison

Updated: 10, Apr, 2017 09:44 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 15,10,000
* Delhi. May vary.
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₹ 25,09,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
221 kg243 kg
Ground Clearance
125 mm117 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 litres19 litres
Wheelbase
1435 mm1585 mm
Overall Length
2045 mm2228 mm
Overall Width
790 mm856 mm
Overall Height
1055 mm1095 mm
Seat Height
815 mm790-820 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

0-100 kmph
3.4 secs2.81 secs

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
1043 cc1293 cc
Bore
77 mm80 mm
Stroke
56 mm64.3 mm
Number of Cylinders
44
Compression Ratio
11.8:113.0 : 1
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four1293cc, Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Maximum Power
140 Bhp @ 10000 rpm173 Bhp @ 9250 rpm
Maximum Torque
111 Nm @ 7300 rpm140 Nm @ 8250 rpm
Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet multi-disc, ManualMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Cylinder Configuration
DOHCNA
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid Cooling
Valve System
DOHC, 16 valvesNA
Fuel System
Fuel injection:ø38 mm x 4 (Keihin) with oval sub-throttlesNA
Ignition
DigitalNA
Lubrication
Forced lubrication, Wet sump with oil coolerNA
Final Drive
Sealed chainNA
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.627 (83/51)NA
Final Reduction Ratio
2.867 (43/15)NA
Gear Ratios
1st=2.600, 2nd=1.950, 3rd=1.600, 4th=1.389, 5th=1.238, 6th=1.107NA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogAnalog
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalAnalog

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Top Speed
258 kmph266 kmph
Body Type
NakedNaked
Official Tagline
Call of the WildPower Has a Face
Mileage
11-15 kmpl (Approx.)9-15 kmpl (approx.)
Bike Variant
Kawasaki Z1000BMW K1300R
Current Status
AvailableDiscontinued
Price in India
Kawasaki Z1000 is priced at INR 15.10 lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).BMW K1300R was priced at INR 25.09 before being discontinued in India.
Shades
Candy Burnt Orange, Flat Ebony, GreenRacing Red, Sapphire Black Metallic
Vehicle Overview
Z1000 is a flagship street fighter that carries 1043cc, inline-4 engine producing 140 BHP at 10000 rpm and 111 Nm at 7300 rpm. Z1000 ABS shares most of its parts with the Ninja 1000 and comes with a top speed of 258 kmph. It carries a 17 liter fuel tank and weighs 221 kg. The seat height stands at 815 mm while it takes just 3.4 seconds for a 0-100 kmph sprint. The motorcycle rivals Yamaha MT-10, Suzuki GSX-S1000, Honda CB1000R and BMW S1000R internationally.BMW K1300R, much famous as the bike that was used by Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3, is street bike with a powerful 1293cc engine. The bike is good for 173 BHP at 9250 rpm and 140 Nm at 8250 rpm. It comes with an adjustable seat height between 790-820 mm while the bike weighs quite high at 243 kg. It claims a top speed of 266 kmph and comes in Racing Red as well as Sapphire Black shade. It takes just 2.81 seconds to reach 0-100 kmph. The bike rivals Ducati xDiavel, Kawasaki Z1000, CB1000R and all other street bikes in its class.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
Dual semi-floating 310 mm petal discs, Dual radial-mount, monobloc, opposed 4-piston caliperDual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
Single 250 mm petal disc, Single-piston caliperSingle disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
Wheel Type
AlloysCast aluminium wheels
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
190/50ZR17M/C (73W)180/55 ZR 17
ABS

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
41 mm inverted fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, and spring preload adjustabilityBMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-link, gas-charged, with stepless rebound dampingCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut with lever system, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Frame
Twin-tube, AluminiumBridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Front Wheel Travel
120 mm115 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
122 mm135 mm

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
24.5°NA
Trail
101 mmNA
Steering Angle
29°(Left), 29°(Right)60.4°

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